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Entrance to Grandfather Mountain image, Touch for more information
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
Entrance to Grandfather Mountain
North Carolina (Watauga County), Grandfather Mountain — N 22 — Andre Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Grandfather Mountain, August, 1794. — Map (db m20372) HM
North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 28 — André Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, passed through Lincolnton, July 24, Sept. 11, 1794, and April 29, 1795. — Map (db m44390) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), North Charleston — 10-54 — French Botanical Garden
André Michaux (1746-1802), botanist to Louis XVI of France, lived here 1786-96. He established a botanical garden 300 yards north in order to export native American trees and plants to France. Michaux was the first to import the camellia, crape . . . — Map (db m38883) HM

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